Nancy Grant returned to Pine Valley full time from Chicago in hopes of
winning back her husband, Frank Grant. They shared a night of passion
when Nancy admitted she was already seeing a new man, Carl Blaire. To
everyone’s surprise, Carl was a white man.
The day Frank was set to marry her fiancé, Caroline Murray, Nancy
was in for the shock of her life. She was pregnant, and she knew the child
had to be Frank’s. Nancy began contemplating marrying Carl to provide
her son with a normal life.
1978: Nancy was engaged to marry Carl Blair when his
life was cut short by a plane crash. On his deathbed, Nancy said her commitment
vows. Frank decided to do everything he could for his ex-wife. Nancy’s
closeness to Frank put her in direct opposition of Caroline. Caroline
did some poking around at the hospital, and found out Nancy was carrying
Frank’s child, not Carl’s.
Nancy gave birth to a healthy baby boy. She named him Carl Blair. jr.,
so as to dissuade suspicion.
1979: Nancy admitted to Frank that Carl was his son.
Nancy wanted to offer her son the security that she thought he deserved.
She was dating Dr. Russ Anderson. Nancy convinced herself that she was
in love with him. Frank did not falter in his attempts to reunite with
his wife. But Nancy had convinced herself that their time together had
passed. That all changed the night she was to marry Russ. She packed her
bags and returned to Frank’s arms. They married that Thanksgiving.
1982-84: Nancy’s life was torn apart when Frank
died on a sudden stroke. She tried to move on in Pine Valley, but there
were too many memories of Frank.
1995: Nancy returned to Pine Valley for the Martin family
housewarming. She brought a loaf of Kate Martin’s famous banana